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How Long Does It Take to Get an Engagement Ring?

by Chante Walker
Last updated on August 14, 2023
how long does it take to get an engagement ring

There are a plethora of factors that affect the delivery time of an engagement ring, from ring availability to shipping methods. Below, we answer common inquiries about the whole process.

What Factors Influence Delivery Time?

Bezel Engagement Ring
Bezel Engagement Ring

Ring Type

The design of an engagement ring can have a significant impact on its delivery time. More complex designs, such as those with multiple stones or intricate settings, may take longer to create. This is because more complex designs require more time and skill to create.

Contessa Ring
Contessa Ring

Some examples of highly intricate designs include rings with multiple stones of different shapes or sizes, in different ring settings, and with milgrain work. Milgrain work is a type of decorative metalwork that involves creating small beads or ridges on the surface of a metal object.

If you are looking for a complex engagement ring, it is important to factor in the delivery time when making your purchase. You may want to consider ordering the ring in advance, especially if you have a specific deadline in mind.

Custom Engagement Rings

If you have a specific design in mind for your engagement ring, you may want to consider having it custom-made. Custom engagement rings are unique and precious because they are made from scratch, just for you. However, the process of creating a custom engagement ring takes longer than simply buying one off the shelf.

Don’t let this deter you from getting the perfect ring, though. If Clean Origin does not have the exact engagement ring design you want in their catalog, you can contact a specialist to get a custom engagement ring timeline. This will help you plan ahead and ensure that you get the ring in time for your proposal.

As mentioned prior, the more complex the design, the longer it will take to create. So definitely communicate with the jeweler about your plans and expectations so you can be well informed about the process of making a custom engagement ring.

Proposal Season

Proposal Season
Proposal Season

The arrival time of your engagement ring can also be affected by the trend of engagement ring sales. The peak season for engagement ring sales is typically during the holiday season, so there may be a backlog of inventory for popular designs.

With that in mind, if you are planning to propose during the holiday season, it is important to start shopping early to ensure that you get the right engagement ring when you want it.

Shopping for the Perfect Engagement Ring in Store versus Online

Lab Created Diamond Engagement Ring and Jewelry
Lab Created Diamond Engagement Ring and Jewelry

Online Shopping

Online shopping for engagement rings is a convenient and accessible way to find the perfect ring. You can shop from anywhere, at any time, without having to visit a physical store. This is especially convenient for people who do not live near a jewelry store or want to shop in private. You can also compare prices from a variety of retailers and read reviews from other customers.

There is a larger selection to choose from when shopping online. A company typically accommodates a finite quantity of merchandise that can securely exist in a brick and mortar store. To obtain something outside of their inventory, they would have to order it to be delivered to their establishment. To expedite this process, you have the option of ordering a ring online to come right to your door. No need to find a storefront.

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In Store Shopping

When you visit a jewelry store, you can see and touch engagement rings that are generally available for purchase on the same day. Again, note that a custom ring will take longer.

During the entire process, you will be assisted by a professional who can recommend other engagement ring options for you to compare. Feel free to ask the jeweler questions about the rings and get their expert opinion. Combine their knowledge and your design and budget preferences to narrow down your options.

Above all, do not feel pressured to buy a ring during your first visit to a store. Take your time to ensure you get an engagement ring that you really want your partner to wear proudly.

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Tips to Get Your Ring on Time

Anna Solitaire
Anna Solitaire

Here are some tips for getting your engagement ring as quickly as possible:

  • Decide when you want to propose. The earlier you know when you want to propose, the more time you will have to shop for a ring.
  • Start shopping early. The earlier you start shopping, the more time you will have to find the perfect ring and have it made.
  • Be clear about your budget. This will help jewelers narrow down their selection and give you a more accurate estimate of delivery time.
  • Be flexible with your design. If you are willing to compromise on some aspects of the design, you may be able to get the ring sooner.

If you are on a tight timeline, it is best to choose a simpler design. You can also talk to your jeweler about the possibility of expediting the production process. Ultimately, with a little planning, you can get your partner’s dream ring on time.

Shipping Delays

Engagement Rings
Engagement Rings

Above all, always be prepared for delays. Even if you start shopping early, there is always the possibility that there will be a delay in the delivery of your ring. This could be due to a number of factors, such as inclement weather, natural disasters, or supply chain disruptions.

If you are planning to propose on a specific date, it is important to have a backup plan in case the ring does not arrive on time.


Ring Resizing
Ring Resizing

After proposing, you may discover that the size of the ring is a bit larger or smaller than your partner’s finger. This can be a daunting realization, but there’s no need to worry.

At Clean Origin, we understand how important it is to have the perfect fit, and that’s why we offer free resizing! So don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you need any assistance with resizing your ring. We’re always happy to help.

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Clean Origin’s Return Policy

At our company, we place great importance on your satisfaction with our lab-grown diamonds and jewelry. For this reason, we have implemented a 100-day return policy to give you ample time to ensure that everything meets your expectations. Should you choose to return your purchase for any reason, you may do so within 100 days with the lab created diamond certificate (if applicable) for a full refund or an exchange, whichever you prefer.

Please note that orders which have been altered, customized, or engraved cannot be returned and will be considered a final sale. If you have previously returned an order, it will be processed as an exchange.

Clean Origin Diamond Jewelry
Clean Origin Diamond Jewelry

To initiate a return for your order, kindly adhere to the following instructions:

To obtain your shipping label, please get in touch with us through We will promptly provide you with a free return shipping label and a code to track the return. Please note that free return shipping labels are currently only available in the United States.

To ensure a smooth return process, please make sure to include all of the original packaging and accompanying materials with your purchase, including the lab created diamond certificate. It’s important to note that failing to include the certificate may result in a $150 replacement fee. Additionally, for resizes, please hold onto your original certificates and other relevant materials. To protect against security issues, avoid writing any identifying information on the packaging.

When it comes to returning or resizing your product, insurance is available. However, you will only be eligible for this insurance if you use the provided prepaid label, apply the return code, and follow the instructions provided by our customer service team. We strongly recommend that you drop off the package at a carrier staffed location such as a FedEx store. Clean Origin and carriers will not be responsible for packages dropped off at unstaffed drop boxes or non-official staffed locations.

For full information about our return policy, visit our website.